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Joseph Martin Cornwall

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  • Service number
    12/941 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion, 16th (Waikato) Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Martin AWMM
  • Surname
    Cornwall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/941 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Naike, Raglan County, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Cornwall (father), Paraparaumu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 Aug 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/941 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1 HMNZT 1 or HMNZT 2 AWMM
      Vessel was Moeraki or Monowai AWMM
      Private AWMM
      Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
      Samoan Advance Party AWMM
    • WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Auckland, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 12 AWMM
      Vessel was Waimana AWMM
      2nd Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion, 16th (Waikato) Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Joseph Cornwall was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Cornwall, of Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM
    • According to attestation at enlistment, date of birth is 29 May 1892. Public - Karl Nicholas - Researcher - 15 April 2015 - http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE13392762

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Quinn's Post Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
  • Grave reference
    D. 4. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • A great uncle remembered always.
    Public - Gayelene - Other Relative - 20 July 2015
  • In loving memory of our hero
    Public - Liam Winton - Other Relative - 23 May 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 151 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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20 July 2015GayeleneWanganui New ZealandOther Relative
23 May 2015Liam Winton Auckland, New ZealandOther Relative